MPP703 - Leadership Research Project
2024 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
|Unit Chair:||Trimester 1: Michael Callaghan|
Trimester 2: Michael Callaghan
Trimester 3: Jeff Shao
|Cohort rule:||This unit is only available to students enrolled in M797|
|Previously:||Research Project 2|
Students commencing before T1 2024: must successfully complete all 10 credential units (CRCOM-A1, CRTWK-A1, CRLDP-A1, CREMO-A1, CRADC-A1, CRDSR-A1, CRDIL-A1, CRCRI-A1, CRPSV-A1, CRGCZ-A1) plus MPL701.
Students commencing from T1 2024: CRADC-A1, CRDSR-A1, MBA700 and MPL701.
|Typical study commitment:|
Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Educator-facilitated (scheduled) learning activities - on-campus unit enrolment:|
This research project unit requires no formal class attendance; however, it will involve a minimum of 22 hours supervised contact.
|Educator-facilitated (scheduled) learning activities - online unit enrolment:|
Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin
This unit is designed to enable students to undertake independent research, under the guidance of a supervisor knowledgeable in the research area. The supervisor must be a member of academic staff at Deakin University. The leadership project will require students to identify and define a problem, review relevant literature, design a study method, present findings, interpret results and present conclusions and recommendations.
|ULO||These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit. At the completion of this unit, successful students can:||Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes|
Contextualise leadership theories to address workplace leadership challenges in a culturally diverse environment.
|GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities |
GLO8: Global citizenship
Gather and critically analyse both primary and secondary research data to optimise insight into identified workplace leadership challenges.
|GLO3:Digital literacy |
Develop and contextualise solutions to complex workplace leadership challenges.
|GLO5: Problem solving|
Effectively use advanced written communication skills in the synthesis and reporting of complex leadership challenges and their solutions.
|Assessment Description||Student output||Grading and weighting |
(% total mark for unit)
|Indicative due week|
|Assessment 1: (Individual) Report (Research)||15,000 words||100%||Week 11|
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
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